• Jeff Mueller
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Jeff joined CST Industries as President and Chief Executive Officer. Jeff is an experienced and poised leader who has worked at all levels of several best in class organizations and has extensive experience in engineering and operations. Prior to CST, Jeff worked as President of Generac Consumer Power and also previously served as Group President of the Broan Division at Nortek. Jeff began his career at the Kohler Company, where he rose to Global President for the Faucet Division. Jeff earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Marquette University.

  • Jim Hickey 
    Chief Financial Officer

    Jim joined CST in 2019 as CFO. Jim has over 20 years of experience in financial leadership roles within the industrial manufacturing industry.  He comes to CST from Rotation Dynamics Corp, a global manufacturer of roller related products, where he was the CFO since 2002 and played a key role in growing the company to the #2 position worldwide.  Before that success, he has held leadership positions at Atlantis Plastics Films and Borden, Inc.  He has extensive experience in leading finance, accounting, budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning for organizations.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southern Illinois University.

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  • Matt Gregg 
    Vice President

    Matt joined CST in 2014. Matt has more than 23 years of experience in leading manufacturing and commercial excellence. Before joining CST, he has held various executive management roles with National Steel, Emerson and Rexnord. Matt earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.

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  • Greg Hentschel 
    Vice President, Global Engineering

    Greg joined CST in 2010 and has more than 20 years of experience in engineering, product development and product management. Prior to CST, Greg worked as an engineer and then head of product management at SPX. From there he transitioned to VP of Engineering at Columbian TecTank, CST Storage and now VP of Global Engineering for CST. Greg earned his B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Missouri – Columbia and is a licensed Professional Engineer. Greg has ten patents in various fields ranging from acoustics to heat transfer.

  • Erik Carson 
    Vice President of Global Sales

    Erik joined CST in 2001 and has held various sales leadership positions in the domestic and international markets.  In his current role, Erik is responsible for sales efforts for all CST products globally.   Erik earned his B.S. in Business from Pittsburg State University with emphasis in Marketing and Accounting.  Erik is based out of CST Industries corporate office in Kansas City, MO.

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  • Tom DeDonder 
    Vice President, Construction & Services

    Tom is Vice President of Construction and Services and has been with CST for 11 years and has held many roles for CST. His current responsibilities include oversight of all construction and field service activities, along with a focus on developing the after-market service business. Tom has 20 years of experience in construction, project management, and field operations. Before joining CST, he worked for Koch Industries and Burns & McDonnell. Tom earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University.

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  • Brad Barkley
    Vice President, Global Operations & CST+

    Brad joined CST in 2015 as the Vice President of Operations & Manufacturing. In his current role, Brad is responsible for CST’s Global Manufacturing and Quality functions as well as CST+, Lean Business System.  Brad has extensive experience with Strategy Deployment, Toyota Production Systems, Lean, Six Sigma and continuous improvement activities. Before joining CST, Brad served as the North American Director of Continuous Improvement for WS Packaging Group. Brad earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and is certified in Six Sigma.

  • Bill Mead
    Vice President, Corporate Controller

    Bill joined CST in 2008 and has more than 20 years experience in FP&A.  Prior to working at CST, Bill worked as Corporate Controller at Kalmar Industries.  Bill earned his MBA from the University of Kansas and his B.S. in Accounting from Ottawa University.

Featured Projects

  • Dry Bulk & Liquid Storage Tanks

  • Aluminum Domes, Reservoir & Flat Covers


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